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-- and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square, but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parched land of the sahara and dense rainforest of the congo. technology is transforming things. >> reporter: mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> well, this generation has the chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: international politics major marybeth bronaham stepped up during a q and a session. her sister is working in rwanda with a little boy that has aids and she wanted to know what sort of future the child may have and received a candid answer. >> i would say the future for francois is in jeopardy. >> i'm sorry, i was a little bit taken a back that he said his future was uncertain. one thing he said that the power lies in the geek i think and so i think the power lies in university students like us to change, to contribute to the effort. >> repo
some popular new technology to make their concept work. so take a look. e a look. >> but when you get there, you are able to skip the line, the no cover charge, getting drink specials and things like that. >> reporter: a hot night on the town complete with vip treatment and transportation. >> definitely something that people are talking about more and more. >> reporter: the d.c. hopper is a brand-new way to get to and from some of the region's favorite spots for fight life. it is a creation of brandon yu and alex middle. >> we went to winston churchill high school, local, born and raised. >> they quickly became frustrated with the limited transportation available on weekend nights. >> we want to be able to get out in d.c. and experience other areas but it wasn't convenient. we would have to walk to the metro or get out here via cab but we couldn't get back. because when we last -- cabs wouldn't drive us home or the metro would be closed. we wanted a convenient fun way to get around d.c. >> reporter: enter the d.c. hopper. the shuttle runs every half our on fridays and saturdays from 9
. people who work right here locally who work for loosened technology, those people who didn't diversify, their financial future has been changed. so you need to diversify and there are many different ways to diversify in today's market. second thing people don't do is to build up your war chest. take advantage of your employer's 401 k plan. 25 and 35% tax savings by contributing to this plan. and as far as an employer match. and probably the third thing i see time and time again is people don't diversify internationally. everyone thinks u.s., u.s., u.s. but the u.s. only produces 48% of the world's gdp. and we're lucky to have the u.s. gdp grow at 2% this year. the world's gdp, the brick countries, brazil, russia, india and china are growing 3 and 4 times. >> let me ask you this, a lot of people look at the money that they have left over trying to save. i think the biggest seems overwhelming cause you are told to have a savings account and contribute to the 401 k. how do you know how much to put where i guess? >> you know, there are rules of thumb to live by. my oldest daughter just gra
, and there are even popular new technology they're using to make their concept work. let's take a look. >> also when you get there, you're able to skip the line, no cover charge. >> reporter: a hot night on the town with v.i.p. treatment and transportation. >> definitely something people are talking about more and more. >> reporter: the d.c. hopper is the new way to get to and from some of the region's favorite spots to night life. it's a creation of maryland natives brandon and alex. went to winston churchill high school, local. >> reporter: after turning 21, they became frustrated with the limited transportation available on weekend nights. >> we want to go out and experience other areas, but it wasn't convenient. we'd have to walk to the metro, or get a cab, but couldn't get back, because when we left cabs wouldn't drive us home or the metro would be closed. we wanted a convenient, fun way to get out to d.c. >> reporter: enter the d.c. hopper. it costs $16 each way between bethesda and dupont circle or georgetown. to travel between the two d.c. locations
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